Vernie Clarice Avery Allen
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Oil City, LA - Graveside services for Vernie Allen, age 97, will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens in Vivian, LA, officiating will be Reverend Bill Treadway. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Kilpatrick Rose-Neath in Vivian, LA.
Vernie was born October 22, 1915 in Harris, LA and passed away November 23, 2012 in Alvin, TX. She was a longtime member of Ferry Lake Baptist Church in Oil City, LA.
Preceded in death by her husband, Ralph W. Allen, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Avery, brothers, Carl Avery, Darce Avery and sister Sybil Ware.
She is survived by her sons Wesley and Jimmy, daughter, Iona, grandchildren, Rick and Brad Wendell, Jim Allen, Teri Durham, Craig Allen and Veronica Thomas, 13 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Rick Wendell, Jim Allen, Brad Wendell, Craig Allen, Clint Allen and Zach Wendell.
Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 27, 2012